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Re: commercial support/training on SVN for Windows?

From: phpdoc <schmad_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 21 Aug 2008 19:36:39 -0700 (PDT)

If I commit a property change to every file setting eol-style:native,
will I have to re-checkout the working copy on the Windows server?
Why isn't this property set by default?

On Aug 20, 7:10 am, ianwallen <ianwal..._at_gmail.com> wrote:
> On Aug 20, 12:20 am, phpdoc <sch..._at_gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > I've used CVS and SVN everyday for years on Mac and Linux, but I'm
> > finding myself frustrated by TortoiseSVN on Windows.  Is there a
> > company (or individual) who can provide support for TortoiseSVN?  My
> > biggest problem seems to be that on the Windows server, every single
> > file generates a conflict if a change is made locally, even if that
> > change doesn't overlap the change made remotely.  I think this is a
> > line breaks issue (always fun), but I don't know how to fix this,
> > short of committing every single file with \n or Windows line breaks.
>
> Have you tried looking into the SVN property - svn:eol-style?
> Seehttp://svnbook.red-bean.com/en/1.0/ch07s02.html
>
> > Additionally, I'd love it if I could pay someone to enhance SVN.  I
> > would kill for the option to svn update without generating conflict
> > markers.  If running svn update with this option, I would prefer it if
> > files with conflicts were simply ignored and everything else updated.
> > We deploy our PHP-based software using SVN.  We then install an
> > automated script which runs svn update every night to install bug
> > fixes.  However, the conflict markers can bring down a live site if
> > we've made a tweak that conflicts with something else that's
> > committed.
>
> If you are always pulling the information from SVN and no direct
> modifications are performed on the server then there should not be any
> conflicts. If you are making direct (manual) modifications on the
> server and then using SVN for syncing the changes then you are bound
> to get problems. I had worked in a similar environment a couple years
> ago and did not have any problems.
>
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Received on 2008-08-22 05:08:52 CEST

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